Sometimes a person’s hands
are the only words he knows.
Bronwen Wallace, from: “Woman at the Next” (via learningfromthehands)
supruntu:

Alfred Gscheidt

supruntu:

Alfred Gscheidt

380 plays

whitejuices:

Michel Béroff
Debussy: Deux Arabesques No. 1 (3:27)

“Amélie de Montfort in Wedding Attire”, 1869, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux.

Amélie de Montfort in Wedding Attire, 1869, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux.

If only there were stillness, full, complete.
Rainer Maria Rilke, from The Book Of Hours (via violentwavesofemotion)
tierradentro:

“Portia”, 1886, John Everett Millais.

For Shakespeare’s 450th birthday (Portia is the heroine of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice)

tierradentro:

Portia”, 1886, John Everett Millais.

For Shakespeare’s 450th birthday (Portia is the heroine of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice)

“The Lute Player" (detail), c. 1612/20, Orazio Gentileschi.

The Lute Player" (detail), c. 1612/20, Orazio Gentileschi.

Henri Matisse Cut-Outs at Tate Modern (by/via)

stillunusual:

INSTRUMENTAL TRACK OF THE DAY

Claude Debussy - Prelude A L’Apres-midi D’un Faune

Jan Van Reeth (flute)
Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra
Alexander Rahbari (conductor)

ratak-monodosico:

The Kiss by Constantin Brancusi (1912)

ratak-monodosico:

The Kiss by Constantin Brancusi (1912)

May you not rest as long as I am living. You said I killed you — haunt me then.
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights (via loieloie)
entrancefree:

The Gallery of Self Portraits in the Uffizi, 1890 

entrancefree:

The Gallery of Self Portraits in the Uffizi, 1890 

divermadeofwater:

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Detail from Judith Beheading Holofernes, Caravaggio, 1590-1599
Oloferne
From divermadeofwater at Imagediver

divermadeofwater:

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Detail from Judith Beheading Holofernes, Caravaggio, 1590-1599

Oloferne

From divermadeofwater at Imagediver

Born on this day (04/23/1775): Joseph Mallord William Turner.
“Rotterdam Ferry-Boat" (detail), 1833. 

Born on this day (04/23/1775): Joseph Mallord William Turner.

Rotterdam Ferry-Boat" (detail), 1833. 

Description and metaphor,
The fancy dancing of language,
to what good end, my friend, to what end?
And who will remember us and our enterprise?
Whose fingers will sift our dust?
Charles Wright, from Littlefoot. Farar Strauss & Giroux, 2008 (via loieloie)